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107 mi 172 km of trail 9 Featured Hikes

Gems 1 Gem Easy Trails 18 Trails Intermediate Trails 13 Trails Hard Trails 3 Trails
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gem Favorite View of Long Lake while taking the southern route to Lake Isabelle.

Long Lake

(7) Nederland, CO

Featured Hikes in Ward - 8

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Favorite Climbing Buchanan Pass on the west side.
Intermediate/Difficult

Pawnee-Buchanan Loop

26.5 mi 42.6 km • Point to Point • 6,632 ft Ascent 2021.41 m Ascent

(40) Nederland, CO
Favorite Early morning along the trail
Intermediate

Mitchell Lake Trail Out and Back

5.4 mi 8.7 km • Out and Back • 864 ft Ascent 263.28 m Ascent

(49) Nederland, CO
Favorite Early morning along the trail
Intermediate/Difficult

Mount Audubon

7.7 mi 12.4 km • Out and Back • 2,662 ft Ascent 811.3 m Ascent

(33) Nederland, CO
Favorite On the Jean Lunning Trail
Easy/Intermediate

Long Lake Loop

3.6 mi 5.8 km • Loop • 294 ft Ascent 89.63 m Ascent

(18) Nederland, CO
Favorite February snowshoe to Brainard Lake
Easy/Intermediate

Brainard Lake Snowshoe Trail

4.8 mi 7.8 km • Loop • 468 ft Ascent 142.59 m Ascent

(13) Nederland, CO
Favorite Come for the run, stay for the beauty!
Intermediate

Red Deer Lake

14.2 mi 22.9 km • Out and Back • 1,725 ft Ascent 525.85 m Ascent

(14) Nederland, CO
Favorite Alternative route vs taking the road when parking at the Brainard Gateway parking lot.
Intermediate

Brainard Gateway Figure-8

10.1 mi 16.2 km • Loop • 1,290 ft Ascent 393.05 m Ascent

(8) Nederland, CO
Favorite This view east, down to North Boulder and the foothills, is comparable in beauty to the view west toward the mountains.
Easy/Intermediate

Fourmile Creek - Gold Hill Connection

4.9 mi 7.9 km • Out and Back • 781 ft Ascent 238 m Ascent

(4) Nederland, CO

Trails in Ward - 25

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8.0 mi 12.8 km #1Pawnee Pass Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Nederland, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
8.0 mi 12.8 km Nederland, CO 21 
2.1 mi 3.3 km #2Isabelle Glacier Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Nederland, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
2.1 mi 3.3 km Nederland, CO 23 
15.0 mi 24.2 km #3Buchanan Pass Trail
Intermediate
Nederland, CO
Intermediate
15.0 mi 24.2 km Nederland, CO
1.3 mi 2.1 km #4Jean Lunning Trail
Easy
Nederland, CO
Easy
1.3 mi 2.1 km Nederland, CO
2.1 mi 3.5 km #5Mount Audubon Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Nederland, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
2.1 mi 3.5 km Nederland, CO
2.6 mi 4.3 km #6Niwot Ridge Spur Trail
Intermediate
Nederland, CO
Intermediate
2.6 mi 4.3 km Nederland, CO
1.0 mi 1.6 km #7Paiute East Ridge
Extremely Difficult
Nederland, CO
Extremely Difficult
1.0 mi 1.6 km Nederland, CO
6.9 mi 11.1 km #8Beaver Creek Trail
Intermediate
Nederland, CO
Intermediate
6.9 mi 11.1 km Nederland, CO
6.9 mi 11.1 km #9North Sourdough (#835)
Intermediate/Difficult
Nederland, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
6.9 mi 11.1 km Nederland, CO
6.5 mi 10.4 km #10Niwot Ridge Trail
Intermediate
Nederland, CO
Intermediate
6.5 mi 10.4 km Nederland, CO
1.5 mi 2.4 km #11Wapiti Trail (#816)
Intermediate
Nederland, CO
Intermediate
1.5 mi 2.4 km Nederland, CO
5.7 mi 9.2 km #12South Sourdough (#835)
Intermediate
Nederland, CO
Intermediate
5.7 mi 9.2 km Nederland, CO
3.4 mi 5.4 km #13Coney Lake Trail #914
Intermediate
Nederland, CO
Intermediate
3.4 mi 5.4 km Nederland, CO
4.7 mi 7.5 km #14Coney Flats Road #507.1
Easy/Intermediate
Nederland, CO
Easy/Intermediate
4.7 mi 7.5 km Nederland, CO
2.2 mi 3.6 km #15Waldrop Trail (#814)
Easy/Intermediate
Nederland, CO
Easy/Intermediate
2.2 mi 3.6 km Nederland, CO
5.9 mi 9.4 km #16South Saint Vrain Trail (#909)
Intermediate
Nederland, CO
Intermediate
5.9 mi 9.4 km Nederland, CO
3.8 mi 6.0 km #17Middle St. Vrain Road
Easy/Intermediate
Nederland, CO
Easy/Intermediate
3.8 mi 6.0 km Nederland, CO
1.4 mi 2.3 km #18Todd Gulch
Difficult
Nederland, CO
Difficult
1.4 mi 2.3 km Nederland, CO
0.8 mi 1.2 km #19Baptiste Trail (#815)
Easy/Intermediate
Nederland, CO
Easy/Intermediate
0.8 mi 1.2 km Nederland, CO
2.4 mi 3.9 km #20Fourmile Creek Trail
Intermediate
Nederland, CO
Intermediate
2.4 mi 3.9 km Nederland, CO
0.6 mi 1.0 km #21Red Deer Lake Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Nederland, CO
Easy/Intermediate
0.6 mi 1.0 km Nederland, CO
0.6 mi 1.0 km #22Niwot Cutoff Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Nederland, CO
Easy/Intermediate
0.6 mi 1.0 km Nederland, CO
18.1 mi 29.1 km #23Switzerland Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Nederland, CO
Easy/Intermediate
18.1 mi 29.1 km Nederland, CO
2.0 mi 3.2 km #24Pennsylvania Gulch
Difficult
Nederland, CO
Difficult
2.0 mi 3.2 km Nederland, CO
1.2 mi 1.9 km #25Forest Road 463-1
Intermediate
Nederland, CO
Intermediate
1.2 mi 1.9 km Nederland, CO

Photos of Ward - 103

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Isabelle Lake surrounded by the Indian Peaks - stunning.
Nov 7, 2016 near Nederland, CO
Come for the run, stay for the beauty!
Mar 13, 2015 near Nederland, CO
Climbing boulders before climbing the peaks.
Nov 7, 2016 near Nederland, CO
Lower Coney Lake and the cirque headed by Paiute and Algonquin.
Jul 20, 2019 near Nederland, CO
Early morning along the trail
Sep 6, 2018 near Nederland, CO
A view of beautiful Lake Isabelle
Aug 29, 2017 near Nederland, CO
On the Jean Lunning Trail
Jul 30, 2017 near Nederland, CO
Blue Lake with Mt Toll
Jan 27, 2018 near Nederland, CO

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